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British Military trains Nigerian military, paramilitary officers

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), in collaboration with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) has commenced a Joint Campaign Planning Course for selected military and paramilitary officers, including high operational level staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu who made

DHQ Debunks alleged Sexual Assault by Troops in Maiduguri Prison

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has debunked reports by the Amnesty International alleging sexual assaults in detention facilities at Giwa Barracks Maiduguri and the Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison by the Nigerian troops. The DHQ in a statement by its spokesperson, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu said the allegations are unfounded and remotely

Minimum Wage: No new Salary structure for Armed Forces — DHQ

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that a new salary structure has not been approved for the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). The DHQ said this while reacting to a document that has gone viral on social media purportedly showing a new upgraded Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) salary

Insecurity: DHQ lists operational successes against terrorism, banditry, economic sabotage

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has explained that ongoing military operations across the country to tackle terrorism, insurgency, armed banditry and sabotage of critical national economic assets, has recorded operational successes over the week. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu disclosed this on a statement made available to

Defence headquaters gets new spokesperson

The Defence Headquaters (DHQ) has appointed a new Acting Director Defence Information (DDI). He is Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu. Nwachukwu takes over from Brigadier General John Agim who recently retired from the Nigerian Army (NA) after a successful military career. Until his appointment, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was the Deputy Director Public Relations, Headquarters

DHQ clears air on Capt. Zakari Sani’s medical treatment 

•Says he received adequate attention  Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has cleared the air on the standard of medical treatment that was given to  Captain Zakari Sani, who was injured in an ambush during Operation Whirl Stroke. This clarification was made in a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Defence Information

DHQ lampoons Amnesty Inter’l over ‘negative narrative’ on military, Shiites clash

•Said six shiites killed, seven wounded  •Six soldiers injured •45 Killed, 122 Injured in Abuja- AI Senator Iroegbu  The Defence Headquarters dismissed Amnesty International (AI) reports alleging that the Nigerian military and the police engaged in horrific use of excessive force that led to the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria